The jury assessing damages in a case taken by an Aer Lingus pilot against the Irish Aviation Authority (IAA) over defamatory emails it sent is expected to go out to consider its decision on Thursday.
A transatlantic flight has been forced to divert to Dublin Airport this afternoon after a number of cabin crew and passengers were reportedly affected by fumes from a spillage of a cleaning solution.
The Transport Minister says it is vital that lessons are learned from the deaths of five people during separate coast guard missions as a new oversight plan for search and rescue (SAR) operations in Ireland was published.
Glanbia, Coolmore Stud, Dawn Meats, as well as other investors are being asked to put up €5m to help extend the runway at Waterford Airport, with the central government and local authorities stumping up a further €7m, to restart commercial flights in the region.
The gleaming helicopter is sitting in the hangar. It can be airborne within two and a half minutes. Paramedics have undergone training to work with the pilot during flight operations but the crew helmets are still wrapped in plastic on a shelf in the control room of the new €400,000 airbase.
IRISH airspace is one of the safest in the world and those who patrol our skies are among the most skillful anywhere. That makes the latest glitch in our air traffic management extremely puzzling and of concern to those who choose to fly for business or leisure purposes.
The Irish Aviation Authority (IAA) has confirmed a new agreement would need to be reached in the event of a hard Brexit to allow British flights into European airspace and to land in airports including in Ireland.